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I have internet through my cable company. and im trying to hook it up to my ps3. but it doesnt want to work. i have done it before in the past. how can i resolve this problem

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If this doesnt solve it you may have a faulty cable, you may want to try a new one if you have and see if that solves the problem, or use the same RCA cable to hook up a dvd player or other device, if it doesnt work on that device you know the problem.
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Go to the following page to view a step-by-step interactive tutorial:

http://playstation.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/playstation.cfg/php/enduser/cci/Net_setup_child.php

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Hi There.

If your PS3 is Networked upto Your PC to use the internet connection, You have to allow the PC to share its Internet connection with yout PC, Do this By going into Network settings, Checking the properties of your LAN card in your PC. and clicking on, "share my internet". This should alleviate that problem..

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If your PS3's Wired connection isnt working. but your PC one is, Try moving your PS3 Lan cable into one of the other Free LAN Ports (if available) or Try Switching the PC cable over to the PS3's Port in the Router, and Visa-Versa !

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While the ps3 scans for a hotspot turn the router off then on so the router aquires the ps3.
Goto settings
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Push yes when it says you may be disconnected
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Follow on screen instructions.
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